The Legislative Training put on by Les Breeding, TCADP Board Member and Anita Grabowski, NCADP Texas Campaign Coordinator is coming up! WHAT: Legislative Training covering the following: * Legislative Process Overview * Legislative Advocacy 101 * Power, what it means and how do we get it? * Grassroots Lobbying * Outreach to Dallas Area Reps […]
State Representatives Jessica Farrar and Marisa Marquez have filed House Bill 819, which calls for the repeal of the death penalty in Texas. We expect that the bill will be referred to the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, where the members of the committee will decide what action, if any, will be taken with regard to the […]
Check out the Winter TCADP newsletter which includes information on the coming annual conference in February, the TCADP legislative agenda and lobby day, recent death penalty developments, the TCADP annual report, and an interview with a murder victim family member telling their story.
Today, the Illinois Senate passed legislation to abolish the death penalty! The vote was 32 for, 25 against, with 2 voting present. Last week the Illinois House of Representatives passed the bill on a vote of 60 to 55. TCADP congratulates our colleagues in Illinois, who worked tirelessly over the last 2 months particularly as well […]